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Legislative Day of July 12, 2019

October 2019
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9:00:54 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:01:28 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:03:33 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:04:00 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Stauber to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:05:08 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.
9:19:11 A.M. H.R. 2500 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2500 — "To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes."
9:19:24 A.M. H.R. 2500 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
9:20:55 A.M. H.R. 2500 An amendment, offered by Mr. Thompson (MS), numbered 437 printed in Part B of House Report 116-143 to prohibit DoD funding to house any foreign nationals who are in the custody of and detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
9:21:21 A.M. H.R. 2500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 476, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Thompson (MS) amendment No. 437.
9:29:42 A.M. H.R. 2500 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Thompson (MS) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Thornberry demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
9:30:18 A.M. H.R. 2500 An amendment, offered by Mr. Malinowski, numbered 438 printed in Part B of House Report 116-143 to provide for a one-year prohibition on the sale of air-to-ground munitions used in the conflict in Yemen to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, while providing an exemption for any export or license suspensions that would incur a cost to the United States Government.
9:30:41 A.M. H.R. 2500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 476, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Malinowski amendment No. 438.
9:40:58 A.M. H.R. 2500 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Malinowski amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mrs. Wagner demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
9:41:17 A.M. H.R. 2500 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Dingell, numbered 440 printed in Part B of House Report 116-143 to require the Administrator of the EPA to designate all per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous substances under section 102(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Commpensation, and Liability Act of 1980.
9:41:45 A.M. H.R. 2500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 476, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dingell amendment No. 440.
9:53:24 A.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Dingell amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:54:20 A.M. H.R. 2500 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jayapal, numbered 441 printed in Part B of House Report 116-143 to require the Comptroller General of the United States to submit to Congress independent studies regarding potential cost savings with respect to the nuclear security enterprise and force structure.
9:54:46 A.M. H.R. 2500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 476, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jayapal amendment No. 441.
10:16:10 A.M. H.R. 2500 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jayapal amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Thornberry demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
10:16:44 A.M. H.R. 2500 An amendment, offered by Mr. Smith (WA), comprised of the following amendments printed in Part B of House Report 116-143 as en bloc No. 17: Nos. 432, 433, 434, 435, 436 and 439.
10:18:42 A.M. H.R. 2500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 476, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Smith (WA) en bloc No. 17.
10:38:03 A.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Smith (WA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:38:44 A.M. H.R. 2500 Mr. Smith (WA) moved that the committee rise.
10:39:00 A.M. H.R. 2500 On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
10:39:12 A.M. H.R. 2500 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2500 as unfinished business.
10:40:06 A.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
10:40:20 A.M. H.R. 1327 Mr. Nadler moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1327 — "To extend authorization for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 through fiscal year 2090, and for other purposes."
10:40:31 A.M. H.R. 1327 Considered under suspension of the rules.
10:40:32 A.M. H.R. 1327 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1327.
11:30:46 A.M. H.R. 1327 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
11:30:52 A.M. H.R. 2500 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2500 — "To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes."
11:31:56 A.M. H.R. 2500 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
12:07:50 P.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Lee (CA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 115 - 307 (Roll no. 459).
12:12:08 P.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Amash amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 187 - 236 (Roll no. 460).
12:17:13 P.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Tipton amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 417 - 6 (Roll no. 461).
12:22:11 P.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Turner amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 201 - 221 (Roll no. 462).
12:26:04 P.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Khanna amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 251 - 170 (Roll no. 463).
12:30:27 P.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Lee (CA) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 242 - 180 (Roll no. 464).
12:33:50 P.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Lee (CA) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 237 - 183 (Roll no. 465).
12:39:37 P.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Garcia (TX) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 198 - 223 (Roll no. 466).
12:44:13 P.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Ocasio-Cortez amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 179 - 241, 1 Present (Roll no. 467).
12:47:54 P.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Ocasio-Cortez amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 173 - 245 (Roll no. 468).
12:51:24 P.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Thompson (MS) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 213 - 204 (Roll no. 469).
12:54:55 P.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Malinowski amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 236 - 182 (Roll no. 470).
1:02:49 P.M. H.R. 2500 On agreeing to the Jayapal amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 230 - 189 (Roll no. 471).
1:02:55 P.M. H.R. 2500 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2500.
1:03:38 P.M. H.R. 2500 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
1:04:52 P.M. H.R. 2500 Mr. Thornberry moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Armed Services.
1:05:08 P.M. H.R. 2500 Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Thornberry motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add the following new titles to the bill: Increase in Funding for Operation and Maintenance, Increase in Funding for Military Personnel, and Increase in Basic Pay.
1:16:33 P.M. H.R. 2500 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
1:23:15 P.M. H.R. 2500 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 204 - 212 (Roll no. 472).
1:29:32 P.M. H.R. 2500 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 220 - 197 (Roll no. 473).
1:29:36 P.M. H.R. 2500 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:29:37 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the motion to suspend the rules and pass, H.R. 1327, as amended, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:29:38 P.M. H.R. 1327 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1327 — "To extend authorization for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 through fiscal year 2090, and for other purposes."
1:38:31 P.M. H.R. 1327 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 402 - 12 (Roll no. 474).
1:38:32 P.M. H.R. 1327 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:38:33 P.M. H.R. 1327 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
1:38:43 P.M. H.R. 2500 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
1:38:44 P.M. H.R. 2500 The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2500.
1:41:37 P.M. COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Scalise for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. Hoyer on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House during the upcoming week.
2:24:38 P.M. Mr. Hoyer asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on July 12, 2019, it adjourn to meet on Monday, July 15, 2019, when it shall convene at noon for morning-hour debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
2:24:56 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
2:29:32 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
2:53:44 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
2:53:55 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
2:53:56 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on July 15, 2019.
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